Photograph from Gilgamesh - lighting design by danielldesign
From the show Gilgamesh
Photograph from Age Is A Feeling - lighting design by danielldesign
From the show Age Is A Feeling
Photograph from The Heart Of It - lighting design by danielldesign
From the show The Heart Of It
Photograph from One Woman Show - lighting design by danielldesign
From the show One Woman Show
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Daniel Carter-Brennan

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Biography

Training in the arts as a Lighting Designer, Daniel has experience in Theatre, Dance, Circus, Comedy and Opera as well as International and National Tours such as Fascinating Aida. His most notably reviewed work is Leo Reich’s Literally Who Cares (Comedy Award Nominee, Best Newcomer) completing a sold out run in New York and London, Haley McGee’s Age Is A Feeling (Fringe First Winner) and Liz Kingsman’s sell out One Woman Show, receiving 5 stars across the board, a Dave Comedy Award nomination (Best Show), a West-End transfer, travelling to The Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Comedy Festival and New York. Age Is A Feeling and One Woman Show have recently been nominated for Oliviers in Affiliate Theatre and Best Entertainment or Comedy Play.

Previous productions

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Fascinating Aida Concert Lighting Designer Director: Paul Foster
Sep 2023
Fascinating Aida Concert Lighting Designer Director: Paul Foster
Sep 2023
One Woman Show Theatre Greenwich House Theatre, New York
OWS Goes Global
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Set designer: Chloe Lamford
Jun 2023
One Woman Show Theatre Malthouse Theatre
Up Yours Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Set designer: Chloe Lamford
Apr 2023
Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares Theatre Soho Theatre
Individual Artist Management
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Mar 2023
Crybabies, Bagbeard Theatre Soho Theatre
Crybabies
Lighting Designer Mar 2023
Age Is A Feeling Theatre Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Set designer: Zoe Hurwitz
Feb 2023
Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares Theatre Greenwich House Theatre, New York
Individual Artist Management
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Feb 2023
One Woman Show Theatre Sydney Opera House
Up Yours Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Feb 2023
Crybabies, Bagbeard Theatre Soho Theatre
Crybabies
Lighting Designer Jan 2023
One Woman Show Theatre The Ambassadors Theatre London
Wessex Grove
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Dec 2022
Partenope Opera Festival Malta
Hampstead Garden Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Ashley Pearson
Nov 2022
Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares Theatre Soho Theatre
Individual Artist Management
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Oct 2022
Les Dawson, Flying High Theatre So Comedy Lighting Designer Director: Bob Golding
Set designer: Jane Green
Sep 2022
Age Is A Feeling Theatre Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Set designer: Zoe Hurwitz
Sep 2022
One Woman Show Theatre Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Country Mile Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Aug 2022
Les Dawson, Flying High Theatre Assembly George Square, Edinburgh
So Comedy
Lighting Designer Director: Bob Golding
Aug 2022
Age Is A Feeling Theatre Summerhall, Edinburgh Festival
Soho Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Aug 2022
Fascinating Aida Theatre Assembly George Square, Edinburgh
Password Productions
Associate Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Mike Robertson
Director: Paul Foster
Aug 2022
Ballet Freedom Dance EICC, Edinburgh Fringe
Freedom Ballet of Ukraine
Lighting Designer Aug 2022
Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares Theatre Pleasance Baby Grand
Individual Artist Management
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Aug 2022
The Heart Of It Concert Wilton's Music Hall
Highfield Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Joseph Atkins
Jul 2022
The Heart Of It Concert Riverside Studios
Highfield Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Joseph Atkins
Apr 2022
Next Slide Please Theatre Password Productions Lighting Designer Apr 2022
Fascinating Aida Theatre Password Productions Associate Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Mike Robertson
Director: Paul Foster
Jan 2022
Soho Theatre Live Television Soho Theatre
Prime Video
Lighting Designer Jun 2021, Jan 2022
One Woman Show Theatre Soho Theatre
Country Mile Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Jan 2022
Fascinating Aida Theatre Password Productions Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Mike Robertson
Director: Paul Foster
Sep 2021
How To Build A City Theatre Omnibus Theatre
STATE of the art
Lighting Designer Director: Munotida Chinyanga
Set designer: Valentina Gentilin
Aug 2021
Soho Theatre Live Television Soho Theatre
Prime Video
Lighting Designer Jun 2021, Jan 2022
One Woman Show Theatre Vault Festival, London
Country Mile Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace
Feb 2020
Sold Theatre Pleasence Theatre, Edinburgh
Oxford Playhouse
Lighting Designer Jul 2019
Partenope Opera Jackon's Lane Theatre
Hampstead Garden Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Ashley Pearson
May 2019
Gilgamesh Theatre National Theatre of Rome, then touring
STATE of the art
Lighting Designer Director: Munotida Chinyanga & Simone Giustinelli
Jun 2018
Location availability:
  • UK London
  • UK Provinces
  • Worldwide
Contact method Details
Email address danielldesign@outlook.com
Theatre:
  • International
  • West End
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
Musical:
  • Regional (Studio)
Opera:
  • International
  • Small scale
Dance:
  • International
  • Large Scale
  • Medium Scale
Corporate:
  • Conferences
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Open Air Events

News

Appearing here soon... a collection of articles from the Focus magazine archives.

Press quotes

Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares

"Rapid shifts in tone are greatly aided by the wit of Daniel Carter-Brennan’s lighting design."
Naveen Kumar, The New York Times 21/02/2023

One Woman Show

"proper lighting and industrial quantities of haze. It looks great."
Julia Chamberlain, Chortle 20/12/2022
"a gargantuan lighting design by Daniel Carter-Brennan"
Alun Hood, Whats On Stage 20/12/2022